water crisis

Jun 27, 2012

Ensuring water access for all

As the failure of the Rio+20 summit confirms, access to water and sustainable development is being denied by neoliberal economic policies, expert-dominated bureaucracies and political parties.
Mar 22, 2012
Photo: imekinox/Flickr

Access to water on Canada's reserves

Ruby Pratka
Attawapiskat and Mishkeegogamang are among the 112 reserves, out of 633, where the water is not considered safe to drink, according to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.
Feb 3, 2012

On March 15, back the tap!

Emma Lui
On March 15, 2012, campuses and communities across Canada will be mobilizing to take action to kick the bottle and back the tap! We want you to be a part of it!
Jan 30, 2012

Rio+20: Observacoes do Brasil

Brent Patterson
What could be the implications of Rio+20 on our campaigns related to the commons, the human right to water and sanitation, the rights of nature and climate justice approaches to the climate crisis?
Oct 28, 2011

A right to water for the 99 per cent

Meera Karunananthan
It is not enough for the UN General Assembly to recognize water as a human right, we need to make sure that it is implemented to serve the interests of the 99 per cent.
Sep 20, 2011

Calling out Quebec's hypocrisy in Wakefield

Meera Karunananthan
Members of the Wakefield community marched this weekend calling on the government of Quebec to apply the principles of sustainability it adopted in the Quebec Sustainability Act of 2005.
Aug 24, 2011

The Earth's water crisis, our water crisis

Krystalline Kraus
We risk everything if we see water as only a political issue to be manipulated by parliamentary politics and not something fundamental to the survival of all living things.
Book Review
Aug 4, 2011
The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect: Warning over world's water supplies

Emma Lui
The Ripple Effect by Alex Prud'homme is a needed warning to readers about how current policies, trends and behaviours are quickly threatening the very thing we cannot live without: water.
May 20, 2011

Ottawa welcomes Mother Earth Water Walkers

Emma Lui
Speakers at the today included Mishomis William Commanda, National Assembly of First Nations chief Shawn A-in-Chut Atleo, Grandmother Melvina Flamand, Lead walker, NWAC and Coucil of Canadians.
Sep 3, 2010

Teachers must support public water

Meera Karunananthan
When asked about their investments in private Chilean water utilities, the Ontario Teachers' Pension told the Canadian Press, Chile was a democratic country.


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